This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page. 

The Irish capital city of Dublin has had many greyhound tracks through the past century, one of which is at Harolds Cross with reference 6° 16' W 53° 19' N.

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The principal races are the Puppy Derby, Irish Grand National, Ted Hegarty Marathon and the Dublin Cup.

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Track Records, as of September 2014, are shown below together with an indication of how fast the time is in comparison to other tracks, both for currently open and defunct tracks, in the UK. Ratings are between 0 and 100, where 100 is an extremely fast time and reflects the speed of the track, tightness of the circuit and quality of greyhound visiting the tracks.
SPRINTS (up to 385m) STANDARD (386-549m) DISTANCE (550-699m) EXTENDED (700-999m)
Harolds Cross Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 325 yards Stayley Vegas 17.16 secs.Rating 83 2nd September 2005
STANDARD 525 yards Airport Express 28.15 secs Rating 68 21st September 2001
DISTANCE 570 yards Kiltrea Kev 30.94 secs Rating 76 19th December 2009
EXTENDED 810 yards Recovery Mission 43.35 secs Rating 98 17th October 2003
MARATHON 1011 yards Flying Winner 56.82 secs Rating 98 19th December 2008

This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Harolds Cross racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net